ABA Banking Journal

Founded in July of 1908, ABA Banking Journal online contains the complete text of ABA Banking Journal, a monthly magazine on commercial bank operation and management published by Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corp. Articles cover employee relations, recruiting and training. Subjects in the magazine also include installment, mortgage, commercial, and industrial lending as well as correspondent, foreign, and retail banking; deposit gathering; bank cards; asset and liability management; data processing and telecommunications; security; government relations; and legal and regulatory developments. The publication also provides a calendar of ABA-sponsored courses, seminars and workshops. William W. Streeter is the Editor-in-Chief and Robert DeMarco is the Group Publisher/Senior Vice President. Steve Cocheo is the Executive Editor and Andrea Rovira is the Editorial Assistant.

Articles from Vol. 106, No. 8, August

A Drive Down Memory Lane: Keeping the Wheels Rolling on a Piece of the Past
Gerald Reeves' 1915 Model T Ford will be 100 years old next year. The car is just one of the 11 antique vehicles Reeves has collected and restored over the years, but it's his personal favorite. It's also the first car that he had a hand in acquiring...
Auto Outlook Mostly Upbeat
The U.S. automotive industry is gearing up for a strong year ahead, with vehicles and parts production on track to rise at a double-digit pace in the third quarter. Directly employing more than 840,000 people, and perhaps just as many people indirectly,...
Beat Examiners to the Punch: Risk-Based Compliance Helps Banks Detect Their Own Emerging Risks
When an examiner requests a meeting during an examination to discuss some trend or pattern that's been spotted in the bank's numbers, it's too late to begin thinking about getting ahead of the curve. More than likely, the bank is already headed...
Determined, Not Defeated
One privilege of being ABA chairman is the opportunity to talk with thousands of bankers at ABA and state association meetings. It gives me a chance to tell bankers what ABA is working on and get their input, and to ask for their support in reaching...
Game Changer: Why Host Card Emulation Could Help Banks Reclaim Lost Ground in Digital Payments
Actually, the next generation debit card won't be a card at all. That's right. No card at all. It will be a "digital debit" card, and two retailers are leading the way with the concept of host card emulation (HCE). They are Tim Horton's, which is the...
Graying of Compliance: Are Community Banks Ready for a Generational Change in the Compliance Shop?
How do you explain the concept of a paper trail to the paperless generation? A veteran community bank compliance officer we know--let's call her Louise--is facing just that kind of challenge now. Over the years, Louise learned the compliance...
High Court Nixes Five Patent Rulings: Troll-Friendly Circuit Judge's Departure a Boon for Banks
Sandy Koufax may be known as a Hall of Fame pitcher, but as a batter he still holds the Major League record for 12 consecutive strikeouts. This year, Randall Rader, the recently retired chief judge of the Federal Circuit, suffered a worse batting record...
Huntington Park: A Double Play: Banks Partner with Ballparks for a Unique Sponsorship Opportunity
BASEBALL IS DEEPLY ROOTED in our country's culture, and minor league baseball stadiums are central hubs for the surrounding communities who flock there when the weather turns warmer. All this offers ripe sponsorship opportunities for banks, which consider...
Rethinking the Branch Experience
Brick-and-mortar "stores" morph to remain relevant in a digital world. Banks blend in-person with self-serve and remote Far from going the way of the dinosaur, bank branches will not disappear. They will evolve, however, away from focusing on the...
Should Your Bank Take a Chance on Running a Drawing?
A prize drawing seems like an attractive way to entice people to participate in some activity. However well intentioned, it can be a problem. Why? Federally regulated banks are prohibited from participating in lotteries--and even "drawings" may really...
Who Needs Followers? @Heybanks: Time to Get Smarter about Social Media #Ditchcomplianceexcuses
In 2013, TSYS asked a sample of consumers a question: "Do you 'follow' your bank on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or other social networking site?" It's a natural question. Many bank websites ask customers to "Follow us on Twitter"; "Like us on Facebook";...
You're Not in the Banking Business
What is that supposed to mean? Simply that if you think of yourselves as being in the banking business, you're looking down the wrong end of the telescope. A successful business person, now retired, said to me recently, "Banks are not in the banking...
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